USA: new home sales rise again in June (13.8%)

Sales of new homes rose again in the United States in June, 13.8% compared to May, well above what analysts expected, according to data from the Commerce Department released on Friday.

In June, 776,000 houses were sold on an annual projection compared to 682,000 in May, according to upwardly revised data, above the 680,000 expected by the market for the last 12 months.

The increase is 6.9% over June last year and leaves this indicator at a higher level than it had before the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in March.

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